Some Inauguration Day Arrestees Pledge To Reject Any Plea Deal Offers From Prosecutors
Of the 214 people indicted on a felony rioting charge in connection with Inauguration Day demonstrations, one has taken a plea deal so far. Arrestees with cases pending have been circulating a statement pledging not to make a deal with the government.
SEC Charges Former Microsoft Employee With Insider Trading
The SEC accused Brian Jorgenson, a former Microsoft employee, and his friend Sean Stokke of trading on advance knowledge of Microsoft's earnings and relationship with Barnes & Noble in order to seed their hedge fund. The SEC says the two made $393,125 over more than a year.
Billionaire Steven Cohen Becomes A Populist In Attempt To Save His Hedge Fund
Attorneys for billionaire Steven A. Cohen of SAC Capital told federal prosecutors that if they didn't drop an insider trading investigation up to 1,000 people could lose their jobs. But Cohen is really only looking to save himself.